Parents are added to the Control Tower users list with a role of "Parent". They can be added manually, or through CSV import. Passwords can be automatically generated and e-mail notifications sent to parents with instructions on logging in.
ADDING PARENTS MANUALLY
To add parents manually, go to the Control Tower Users tab and click the Add button.
Choose "Parent" for the role and complete the remaining fields of the form.
To assign the student to the parent, click the "Add" button under "Assigned Students." More than one student may be assigned to a parent.
ADDING PARENTS THROUGH CSV IMPORT
Switch to the "Import Parents from CSV" tab.
Choose a file formatted as indicated in the instruction area.
The text below is sent to parents when using the option to notify them via e-mail after Parent Portal account creation:
Your child's school uses TechPilot's SchoolMDM to manage devices. The TechPilot Parent Portal allows you to manage your child's device when it's outside of school. An account has been created for you. The login information is below. If you have any questions, please contact the school for assistance.
Password: <random pw>